Coelophragmus O.E. Schulz
  • Pflanzenr. IV. 105(Heft 86): 157–158, f. 25. 1924. (22 Jul 1924)
  • [Greek kilos (Latin coelus), hollow, and phragmos, partition, alluding to deep pits on sides of fruit septum where seeds are located]


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Coelophragmus O.E. Schulz. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000008835. Accessed on: 14 Jul 2020'

General Information

Annuals; not scapose; glabrous or pilose. Stems erect, unbranched or branched distally. Leaves basal and cauline; petiolate; basal not rosulate, blade margins pinnatifid or runcinate, lobes dentate or entire; cauline blade (base auriculate or amplexicaul), margins similar to basal. Racemes (corymbose), considerably elongated in fruit. Fruiting pedicels horizontal, stout. Flowers: sepals erect to ascending, oblong, lateral pair not saccate basally; petals white to lavender, (longer than sepals), spatulate, claw and blade obscurely differentiated; stamens tetradynamous; filaments dilated basally; anthers oblong; nectar glands: lateral annular, median glands confluent with lateral. Fruits sessile or shortly stipitate, linear, straight, terete; valves each with distinct midvein; replum rounded; septum complete, (deeply partitioned between seeds); ovules 78-120 per ovary; style distinct; stigma capitate, deeply 2-lobed. Seeds uniseriate, plump, not winged, ovoid; seed coat not mucilaginous when wetted; cotyledons incumbent.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    [Greek kilos (Latin coelus), hollow, and phragmos, partition, alluding to deep pits on sides of fruit septum where seeds are located]

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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
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    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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